This is a multi-disciplinary course that builds upon the basics of drawing to develop and refine your visual ideas. This qualification is designed to provide you with increasingly sophisticated skills to express your ideas and you will undertake projects in Fine Art, Photography, Printmaking, Graphic Design, Textiles and Surface Pattern. This course is for anyone that knows they wish to progress towards a career in Art & Design.
UAL Awarding Body is the only specialist art, design and creative industries awarding organisation in England. They support the creative industries across the UK by helping to develop the workforce of the future. They pride themselves on their knowledge of the sector and the quality and integrity of the qualifications they design and award. Birmingham Metropolitan College and Stourbridge College are the only provider of UAL qualifications in Central England.
You will need a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade D or above which may include maths and/or English or you may have completed a Level 1 Diploma in Art & Design.
Delivery and Assessment
The course is mostly coursework but there is an examined unit. You will produce project work, evidence folders, annotated sketchbooks, design sheets and finished outcomes and models.
After completing your Level 2 Diploma you can progress to the Level 3 course in Art & Design subject to you achieving a Merit or Distinction. This will further help you develop towards your chosen career in art, design, photography or fashion.